Joseph Anthony "Joe" Burdi, 69, passed away on September 19. Formerly of Chicago Illinois, Joe retired to Phoenix, Arizona and was the beloved husband of 42 years to Sharon (Hill); loving father of Gina Marie Burdi and Joseph Vincent "Joey" Burdi; dear grandfather of Bridgette and Joey; dearest brother of Vincent Burdi and three deceased siblings. He was a retired manager of Jewel/Osco and a member of FOG "Former Osco Guy." Joe started with Osco in 1969 and would have celebrated his 70th birthday on September 23. Visitation is Monday, September 26, 2011 3 to 9 p.m. Funeral service Tuesday, 10 a.m. at Lawn Funeral Home, 7732 W. 159th St., Orland Park, Illinois. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Funeral Info: 708 429-3200.
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September 25, 2011
To the "Burdi Family": To the family of one of the Osco Brotherhood, to a friend, to a big brother... ...I send my deepest sympathy, my thoughts and my prayers.
Jim Smith, Tinley Pk., Illinois
September 26, 2011
Back in 1977, I started working for Steve Troc at Osco #681. After a few months I kept hearing the name Joe. After a while I finally got to meet this Joe, and what a character he was! To the Burdi family our deepest sympathy and prayers. Joe was one of a kind.